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In his mid-year budget review in 2016, Finance Minister Colm Imbert introduced a seven per cent tax on online shopping.

Imbert said the reason behind the introduction of the tax was to try to find new ways of raising revenue.

According to the Finance Minister, the imposition of this tax was expected to generate an annual revenue of $300...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Lust, gluttony, greed, laziness, anger, envy, and pride—these are according to some religious traditions the seven deadly sins. At a time when some have undertaken a period of religious reflection and repentance it may be useful to focus on the deadliest sin as it relates to finance.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

There is not enough enforcement and penalties for people who break accountability and transparency policies and procedures in T&T.

This comes from Wendell Ramoutar, ACCA international assembly representative for T&T.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The energy sector continues its turn around with increased natural gas production and usage, slightly improved crude production and higher commodity prices according to latest data from the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

1 The cigarette industry, by the very nature of its products, is often viewed as more resilient than many others. How has the impact of the current economic climate affected demand for Witco’s products and have you seen any changes in customer tastes and preferences?

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Even though government has spoken extensively about wanting to partner with the private sector to “jump start” the revitalisation of the construction sector, those intimately involved in the initiative are still waiting to see it materialise.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

In his mid-year budget review in 2016, Finance Minister Colm Imbert introduced a seven per cent tax on online shopping.

Imbert said the reason behind the introduction of the tax was to try to find new ways of raising revenue.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

T&T’s agricultural sector seems to be undergoing somewhat of a cultural renaissance as of late.

From the various “green markets” to the assortment of artisanal products that have emerged recently, there appears to be somewhat of a groundswell taking place in the industry.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Companies trying to break into foreign markets often employ a number of tactics to build traction.

One such tactic is the practise formally known as dumping.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Investors of all stripes make mistakes from time to time.

It’s just the nature of being human in a world of many unknowns.

Most investing errors are usually errors of ommission (leaving some stone unturned) or commission (inaccurately accounting for some possibility).

Sunday, February 18, 2018

American business magnate, Bill Gates once said, “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”

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